UWI urged to do greater research

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The University of the West Indies (UWI) at Mona is being encouraged to undertake greater research and innovation that will assist in spurring higher levels of economic growth for Jamaica.

Minister with Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, who made the call, underscored the importance of research to national development.

The Minister was speaking at the opening of the UWI’s 18th annual Research Days at the institution on February 1.

The Minister also called for greater collaboration among the UWI, the public and private sector stakeholders to facilitate work in this critical area. Read more

Source: Jamaica Observer